How do poison counters work?

Asked by Fanfax 4 years ago

During my attack phase If a creature does poison counter damage to a player and it has 3 attack points how much poison counter damage does opponent receive?

nani75185 says... #1

The attacked player will receive the 3 points of damage in the form of infect which makes damage a player takes into poison counters, so if you attack for 3 unblocked infect damage the opponent will take 3 poison counters. and once they have ten counters they lose the game.

October 27, 2010 5:47 p.m.

Scotty4u says... #2

3 poison counters...

That would be if it's your creature attacking and that there is no creature blocking your creature.

October 27, 2010 5:48 p.m.

squire1 says... Accepted answer #3

actually that really depends. If the damaging creature has infect then the above are correct, and the defending player gets 3 poison counters if the creature's power is 3. If the creature has poisonous X, then they get X poison counters. If the creature has neither of these abilities and hands out poison counters then the card will specify how many counters they receive.

October 27, 2010 6:09 p.m.

Zylo says... #4

I was going to say something after I saw the first responses, but then I saw squire1 say it. Poison is not just from Infect. When you talk about Poison Counters you need to specify what they are coming from, whether they are from a creature with Infect or Poison X.

October 27, 2010 7:48 p.m.

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